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Rachel Brosnahan as Mrs Maisel (Amazon Studios)

For your viewing pleasure: Jewish Golden Globe nominees

There’s something about this time of year and movies. Maybe it’s the cold nights, maybe it’s the days off. But the Jewish tradition of going to the movies on...

Mashed potato pancakes — just in time for Chanukah

Don’t have a food processor? Too lazy or tired to get out the box grater? Then this recipe is for you. Mashed Potato Fritters — you get the fried potato goodness...

Cornbread Challah

Cornbread challah, tested

Ahead of Thanksgiving, this week’s IJN features several fall-themed recipes and an article about the Sephardic Jewish love of pumpkin. One of the recipes is Paula...

Surprise! It’s Thanksgiving time

It seems that Thanksgiving has taken a lot of people by surprise this year. Many people simply didn’t realize it was fast approaching. It all comes down to November 1...

‘Rogue’ responses to Pittsburgh

In light of the outpouring of grief, moments of silence and public statements, it seems unfathomable but there were repugnant reactions to the massacre in Pittsburgh....

Action Captain America Batman first covers

Who’s who of Jewish comics artists — and their characters

An article in last week’s IJN on Superman’s Jewish creators piqued further interest. The article focuses on the sad tale of how creators Joe Shuster and Jerry...

Rachel Levy's etrog in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

An etrog grows in Holland

No, it’s not a lime, but a baby etrog! We’re so used to the full grown fruit, not many of us stopped to think about how it all starts out. But one woman in Holland...

Trumps speaks at the UN, Sept. 25, 2018 (Joyce N. Boghosian)

Who’s the real laughing stock?

Apparently, Trump was laughed at yesterday at the UN (though he claimed they were laughing with him, not at him). Cue the knee jerk reaction of embarrassment (as in, we...

Brunch in the sukkah

Food writer Megan Wolf has a great premise for this Sukkot: How about a few light, refreshing savory meals to counterbalance the sweetness of our Rosh Hashanah menus?...

High Holiday dictionary

Ever wonder how to pronounce Yamim Noraim or Chag Sameach? Here’s a handy to guide courtesy of My Jewish Learning to some important Hebrew words and terms you may...